Our Fellows lead a range of projects to advance citizenship for all.
Austerity is an unjust, politically driven policy, which shifts resources away from people in poverty, people with disabilities and other minority groups.
Advancing the case for a radical overhaul of the benefit system and the creation of a universal basic income.
Chronic Illness & Citizenship
Catherine Hale, working with Stef Benstead, is leading a research project to explore how people with chronic illness understand the social model.
Closer to Home
This is a project led by Amy-Grace Whillans-Welldrake to explore a new settlement for a truly local welfare state: a grassroots perspective on re-designing the welfare state
It is time for the UK to develop a more democratic and balanced political system to protect the human rights of its citizens and the natural world.
Democracy in Sheffield
A project to explore how to revitalise and deepen local democracy in England, starting in the great city of Sheffield
Exploring the North-South Divide
Alex Mason is leading a project to understand the North-South divide in capital expenditure for transport in the UK.
Individual Service Funds (ISFs)
Chris Watson leads the Centre's work on Self-Directed Support and in particular how to use Individual Service Funds (ISFs) to give more people flexible support.
Learning Disability - Past & Future
Safeguarding and promoting the full citizenship of people with learning disabilities by learning from our history and looking to the future.
Les Monaghan has been working with local families in Doncaster to help reveal the reality of poverty in modern Britain.
SKILLS - SDS in Europe
The Centre, together with KVPS, In Control, Anffas and EASPD are collaborating on an Erasmus+ funded project to promote self-directed support (SDS) in Europe
Spartacus is a network of sick & disabled people who use social media to highlight the impact of the UK Government's 'reforms' and cuts.
Sustainability & Social Justice
The 21st Century's central challenge is to achieve sustainable ways of living and working with each other, locally and globally.
The Need for Roots
Exploring the deeper philosophical and spiritual roots of work to advance citizenship, inclusion and to strengthen community.